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Roasted Tomatoes with Blue Cheese

roasted tomatoes with blue cheese
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  • 6-12 ServingsServings


  • 4 large or 6 medium beefsteak tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3/4 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 3/4 cup blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Cut the tomatoes in half. Remove the flesh and seeds and spoon into a bowl. Brush the outside surfaces of the tomatoes with some of the olive oil. Add the bread crumbs, cheese, basil and garlic to the tomato flesh and seeds. Add the remaining olive oil and salt and pepper to taste. Spoon the mixture into the tomatoes. Place the filled tomatoes on a cookie sheet. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until the tomatoes are tender and the stuffing is golden brown. Serve hot or at room temperature.